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Wednesday, December 2, 1840.+-

Springfield, IL.

Lincoln offers resolution: "That the committee on education . . . inquire into the expediency of providing by law for examination as to qualifications of persons, offering themselves as school-teachers, that no teacher shall receive any part of the public school fund who shall not have successfully passed an examination." This resolution is embodied in sec. 81 of common school code adopted at this session.House Journal.